PRODUCE RX PROJECT SPECIALIST (50080150)

Date: Nov 26, 2022

Location: Indianapolis, US, 46205

Organization: HHC

Marion County Public Health Department is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities. Marion County Public Health Department also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: hrmail@hhcorp.org.

Job Role Summary

Manages program activities relevant to the implementation and reporting of the Marion County Produce Prescription (Rx) program.  Creates and carries out processes to monitor and report on overall program design, implementation, and evaluation, specifically for the USDA GusNIP Grant.  Works in tandem with other Nutrition Incentives personnel at MCPHD.
 

Qualifications

  • Completion of a master’s degree in public health, business administration, nutrition, public affairs, health education, or a related field and one year of experience in program planning and development; Or completion of a bachelor’s degree in public health, nutrition, public affairs, health education, or a related field and two years of experience in program planning and development.  
  • Current Indiana driver’s license and use of automobile.    
     

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Basic understanding of the structure, operations, policies of federal food assistance programs.
  • Basic understanding of the operational practices of community health centers.
  • Experience in creating and implementing policies, guidelines, and/or protocols within organizations. 
  • Knowledge of operational, mathematical, analytical, and statistical research techniques used in decision making.
  • Proficiency In developing and managing spreadsheets

 

Knowledge of:

  • public health principles and concepts
  • institutional policy development
  • data management/analysis including financial data
  • intermediary statistical methods

 

Language Skills

  • Interact tactfully with internal and external organizational personnel, public, and community groups.
  • Convene work teams and provide leadership in complex, stressful situations.
  • Exercise deductive reasoning, professional judgment, and accept responsibility for decisions.
  • Write meaningful and complex technical plan reviews, reports and policies/ procedure manuals.

 

Mathematical Skills

  • Compute rate, ratio, percent and to design and interpret simple graphs.
  • Understanding of budget reports, reconciliation, and settlement reporting.

 

Reasoning Ability

  • Read, analyze, and interpret professional journals and government regulations.
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Flexibility and high level of organizational skill to respond effectively to changing situations and priorities

 

Supervisory Responsibility  

  • N/A; May be responsible for activities of interns; assigns work to clerical staff.

Working Enviornment

  • Primarily office environment; health centers
  • Physical demands include lifting light weight materials on a routine basis.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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